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Eye Pain (Overview)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign body in the eye.


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What causes eye pain in children?

What causes eye pain in children?

Many causes: Look for associations or recent injury. If doesn't go away and can't be flushed out, then should be checked out. If very young, may need conscious sedation or even an exam under anesthesia. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Pain (Overview)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign body in the eye.


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How to treat eye pain inside your eyes?

Evaluate cause: In this situation is best to be evaluated to determine the cause of the pain. If it is part of a constellation of symptoms such as congestion, sinus pain etc - consider seeing your physician. If it is a lone symtpom - then recommend that you see your opthamologist. Eye pain with visual changes warrants prompt assessment. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

Live with the pain instead of for the pain. ...See more

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Adult with slight lazy eye. Never been treated or officially diagnosed, but can visually see it and sometimes eye pain. Are there any treatments?

Adult with slight lazy eye. Never been treated or officially diagnosed, but can visually see it and sometimes eye pain. Are there any treatments?

Yes: If by lazy eye, you mean an eye turns in or out, that can be surgically corrected. If by lazy eye, you are referring to an eye that does not see clearly even with glasses, that cannot be corrected beyond childhood. Lazy of the later type is also know as amblyopia. It must be treated in childhood by patching the better eye to force use of the worse eye preferably well before age 7. ...Read more

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What is the cure of eye pain?

What is the cure of eye pain?

It depends: It depends on what the eye pain is due to. Youshould see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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How can I get rid of eye pain quickly?

How can I get rid of eye pain quickly?

Warm application: Try warm application for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol or ibuprofen. If it doesnt improve, do not wait, contact your pcp or an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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